What to know ahead of your COVID-19 vaccination appointment
Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 09:26 AM
Whitby, Ontario- Durham Region Health Department has announced that as of Monday, March 8 at 8 a.m., residents 80 years and older (born in 1941 or earlier), can begin booking appointments to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s what you need to know:
What:Information you will need to book an appointment online includes:
- Telephone number (home or cell phone)
- Home address, including postal code
- Email address (can be family support person)
- Health card number
Once appointment is confirmed, you will...
Health Department launches #RollUpYourSleevesDurham to provide COVID-19 vaccine for area residents
Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2021 03:11 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Beginning Monday, March 8 at 8 a.m., residents of Durham Region can begin registering for appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine—beginning with individuals over the age of 80—via an online booking system or a central telephone booking line.
- Monday, March 8 at 8 a.m.: Online and phone registration is open to Durham residents over the age of 80 (born in 1941 or earlier).
- Tuesday, March 9: Appointments begin at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex in Clarington; or the...
Health Department preparing to provide COVID-19 vaccine to those 80 and older
Posted on Tuesday, March 02, 2021 09:23 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Residents over the age of 80 are advised that Durham Region Health Department is currently finalizing details for an online booking system and community-wide call centre for those who wish to register for a COVID-19 vaccine. These systems are scheduled to launch over the next few days to begin providing access to vaccine based on priority populations, as outlined by the province.
Since early January, the Health Department has worked with Lakeridge Health to ensure that all...
Ontario announces extension of stay-at-home order
Posted on Monday, February 08, 2021 04:47 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Province of Ontario has announced the extension of the stay-at-home order for Durham Region.
When: The stay-at-home order, which went into effect on January 14, will now expire on February 16, unless further extended.
Where: The provincial government is moving to a regional approach to re-opening the province and is maintaining the shutdown in the majority of public health regions, including Durham Region.
What: For a full list of the stay-at-home order requirements, restrictions...
Health Department inspects big box stores Jan. 16 and 17 for compliance with public health measures
Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 03:31 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department public health inspectors will be visiting area big box stores to ensure compliance with COVID-19 public health measures as part of a provincial enforcement blitz happening this coming Saturday and Sunday. On Jan. 16 and 17, public health inspectors will join their enforcement counterparts from the province, as well as local bylaw and police officers, in this initiative to help protect workers and customers in response to rising COVID-19 cases.